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Affiliate Disclosure


The owner of this website (USCA) may receive compensation for recommendations made in reference to the products or services on this website.

This compensation may be in the form of money, services or complimentary products and could exist without any action from a website visitor.

Should you purchase a product or service that was recommended by this website, it is understood that some form of compensation might be made to the website owner.

For example, if you click on an affiliate link, or any link, on this website and then make a purchase of the recommended product or service, the website owner may receive compensation.

  • Assume that anything mentioned, clicked on, or listed on the USCA, either directly or indirectly, the owner will receive some form of compensation.
  • Assume that any product that is mentioned by the website owner that the owner has some for of relationship with the product(s) owner, parent company, or person who delivers the product.
  • Assume that any member of the Renegade Tackle Staff is receiving some form of compensation, directly, indirectly, free product or product discounts.
  • Assume that any member of another Products Staff is receiving some form of compensation, directly, indirectly, free product or product discounts.
  • Assume anybody advertising on the USCA will have Sponsored people that will praise the product or service.

Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the manufacturer, provider or party in question.

We are disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission's 16 CFR, Part 255: "Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising."

Privacy Policy

United States Catfish Association PRIVACY POLICY

What information does Catfish1 receive and how do we use it?

When you register for an account at Catfish1, we ask you for your name, contact information, preferences, and certain demographic information. This information lets us provide personalized services and communicate separately with you. We also use aggregated information about the use of our services to evaluate our users' preferences, improve our programming, and reporting of internet usage. Like most websites, we use small bits of data called cookies stored on user's computers to simulate a continuous connection. Cookies let us "remember" information about your preferences and passwords and allow you to move within our Service without reintroducing yourself. Recent versions of Netscape's browsers let you easily see and control cookies.

May I choose what information I disclose?

While we need certain information to register you as a unique user and let you access personalized services, other requested information is optional and may be given at your discretion. What is required will be annotated with an * at registration time.

May I choose what communications I receive?

We occasionally send out e-mails announcing promotions and other activities that are happening on the USCA.  You can Opt-Out of these by modifying your settings.  The setting slink is located at the,"Upper Right" hand side of any page.  If you need help, make a post in the general forum or use the contact us form located at the bottom of the page.

What if I need to review or change the personal information I previously disclosed?

We encourage members to update and edit their personal information and keep it current. You can easily correct or update your personal information at any time via our Profile Manager.

Who has access to my information?

We do not sell, rent, give or by any other means provide user e-mail list's of info to anyone.

What about children's information?

Only Children over 13 are authorized access to Catfish1.com with a Parents Permission.

Who can I contact if I have any questions regarding my privacy?

Please contact us directly with any questions or comments. If we have not satisfactorily responded within five business days you should post your question in the open forum.

U.S.C.A. Copyright

The past, present and future United States Catfish Association, (http:www.catfish1.com / http:www.brotherhood-of-catfishermen.com, shown hereafter as U.S.C.A.) Web Sites content, including, without limitation, organization, graphics, text, images, audio, videos, designs, compilations, advertising copy, and the trademarks, logos, domain names, trade names, service marks and trade identities; any and all copyrightable material (including source and object code); and all other materials related to the Web Sites, including without limitation, the "look and feel" of the Web Sites (collectively, "Content") are protected by applicable copyrights and other proprietary (including, but not limited to, intellectual property) rights and are the property of Paul Louderback/U.S.C.A., its subsidiaries, affiliates, or its licensors. Except as expressly set forth in these rukes or otherwise expressly granted to you in writing by Paul Louderback/U.S.C.A., no rights (either by implication, estoppel or otherwise) are granted to you. The copying, reproduction, rearrangement, sales, leasing, renting, distribution, redistribution, modification, downloading, exchanging, creating of derivative works, uploading, posting, transmitting, or publication by you, directly or indirectly, of the Content, including the removal or alteration of advertising, except pursuant to the express limited grant of rights hereunder, is strictly prohibited. You agree to abide by any and all additional copyright notices, information, or restrictions contained in any part of the Web Sites. Copying, archiving or storing any part of the Web Sites for a purpose that is not permitted by these rules is expressly prohibited without prior written permission from Paul Louderback or the applicable copyright holder as identified on the Web Sites. Subject to your strict compliance with these rules, Paul Louderback/U.S.C.A. grants you a limited, personal, non-exclusive, non-commercial, revocable, non-assignable and non-transferable license to download - view, use and/or play a single copy of the Content (excluding source and object code), provided that you: (i) retain all trademark, copyright and other proprietary notices contained in the original Content or any copy you may make of the Content; (ii) do not allow or aid or abet any third party (whether or not for your benefit) to copy or adapt the object code of the Web Sites' software, HTML, JavaScript, or other code; reverse engineer, decompile, reverse assemble, modify or attempt to discover any source code that the Web Sites create to generate its web pages; or any software or other products or processes accessible through the Web Sites; and (iii) do not insert any code or product to manipulate the Content in any way that affects any user's experience. Except as otherwise described in the posted privacy policy or other agreement on the U.S.C.A. , information you upload/post/submit for use (Your Upload Information) will be treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary and the U.S.C.A. will not be liable for any use or disclosure to anyone, including but not limited to claimed intellectual property owners. When you upload Your Upload Information via the Web Sites, you irrevocably grant to Paul Louderback/U.S.C.A., its affiliates, and partners a non-exclusive, worldwide, royalty-free license containing, without limitation, all right, title and interest in Your Upload Information, including, without limitation, all patents, trademarks, service marks, trade names, trade identities, copyrights, trade secrets, logos, domain names, know-how, source code and object code, mask-work rights, inventions, moral rights, author's rights, algorithms, rights in packaging, goodwill and other intellectual property and proprietary rights whatsoever in Your Upload Information. You further agree that Paul Louderback/BOC, its affiliates, and partners and the directors, officers, employees, licensees and other representatives of each of them will have the unfettered right throughout the universe, in perpetuity, without any credit or compensation to you, to use, reuse, modify, alter, display, archive, publish, sub-license, perform, reproduce, disclose, transmit, broadcast, post, sell, translate, create derivative works of, distribute and use for advertising, marketing, publicity and promotional purposes, any of Your Upload Information or portions of Your Upload Information, and your name, voice, likeness and other identifying information, in any form, media, software or technology of any kind now known or developed in the future for any purposes whatsoever including, without limitation, developing, manufacturing and marketing products using such Uploaded Information. You hereby waive any moral rights you may have in and to any of Your Upload Information, even if such material is altered or changed in a manner not agreeable to you. You agree and understand that Paul Louderback and the U.S.C.A., its affiliates, and partners are not obligated to use Your Upload Information submitted through the Web Sites or otherwise, and may alternatively choose to discard, and limit or block access to Your Uploaded Information without any liability whatsoever. You acknowledge that the Paul Louderback and the U.S.C.A., its subsidiaries, affiliates, and partners undertakes no obligation to pre-screen Your Upload Information, but that it has the right, in its sole discretion to modify, transmit over various networks, refuse, move, block access to or remove any of Your Upload Information. You agree that you must evaluate, and bear all risks associated with, the use of any of Your Upload Information including, but not limited to, any reliance on the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of Your Upload Information. Since Paul Louderback/U.S.C.A., its affiliates, and partners may not pre-screen user generated content, you may bear legal responsibility for others' exposure to any offensive indecent or objectionable content in Your Upload Information. If you do not agree to the terms of these rules, do not post or submit content to the U.S.C.A..

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